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Farakka is a town, with a police station and a post office, not identified in 2011 census, in Farakka CD Block in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.NeighbourhoodsThere are several places around Farakka, such as Farakka Barrage Township, Nabarun, Beniagram, Srimantapur, Puran Chandipur and Sahebnagar, which are in effect neighbourhoods of Farakka, but either identified as separate Census Towns/ villages or not identified separately in 2011 census.Police stationFarakka police station has jurisdiction over Farakka CD Block.CD Block HQThe headquarters of Farakka CD Block are located at Farakka.EconomyConstruction of the Farakka Barrage commenced in 1961 and it was commissioned in 1975.The 2,100 MW Farakka Super Thermal Power Station of NTPC at Nabarun was commissioned between 1986 and 2011.Farakka Port is a minor river port that handles coal imported for Farakka Super Thermal Power Station.TransportNew Farakka Junction railway station is on the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line.
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